Bewigged. Frog Barrister. Shiny and green including slimy green barristerial fingers! Handsome, confident and ready. Perhaps even smug. Could it be Captain Cook? George Washington or a smug Robespierre? Definitely not Rumpole of the Bailey. Definitely the Captain Cook look! Heavy lidded, big jowled, bulging belly. Barristerial green frog in cravat (jabot) and powdered wig. More Horace Rumpolean, perhaps,… Read More Barristerial shiny green frogs in powdered wigs!
Dock Brief – The Nine Pleaders by Jedd (John Edwards) The bench of nine barristers recalls the days of dock briefs at a guinea a time. Certainly looks like Rumpole their fourth from the left. You must know Rumpole. One of our male cats was Rumpole and generally referred to as ‘Horace ‘ (Horace W. Rumpole). If you… Read More Lawya Art -Nine Pleaders
Indeed it was one of those days. Either a (ward)robe malfunction or the robe misbehaved. “All rise” and keep your pants wig on! I’m reminded of the moment. when facing the judge (in District Court in Adelaide), my wig slipped forward and down as I bent to get up from the bar table. “I slapped my hand… Read More My Powdered Wig Fell Off – Barristerial Chattels